Definition of handprinted in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌhandˈprin(t)əd/


1Written by hand with the letters individually formed.
Example sentences
  • The college had just given him an honorary luncheon for his eightieth birthday, which was in 1959, and he had presented them with a precious hand-printed book by William Blake.
  • Griff sends me the hand-printed birth announcement he promised after I gave him some feedback on the design.
  • This means that she can recognise hand-printed cards.
2Of or bearing a design printed by hand.
Example sentences
  • The first winner is textile designer Ciaran Sweeney whose hand-printed silk and velour drapes and capes have become a favourite with President Mary McAleese, The Corrs and Moya Brennan of Clannad.
  • After going through a hand-printed silkscreen process, each individual piece of art is meticulously cut, glued, glittered and assembled, all by hand.
  • In Coimbatore, the most popular items are hand-printed textiles… the sarees with rich borders… and the clothes with zari embroidery done by hand.

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Syllabification: hand·print·ed

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